Luxembourg, Baudoin De

Luxembourg, Baudoin de a Franco-German prelate, brother of emperor Henry VII, was born in 1285. While quite young he lost his father, Henry IV, count of Luxembourg, and was educated with care by his mother, Beatrice of Avesnes, at the University of Paris, where he studied belles-lettres, philosophy, theology, and jurisprudence. He was consecrated archbishop of Treves in March, 1308, at Poictiers. In April, 1310, he assembled a provincial council at Treves. From this time Baudoin is no more noticed, except in military expeditions against rebellious chieftains. He died January 21, 1354. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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